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    October 1, 2012
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picture later today or tonight. there is a of a bit of fog this morning. thick.kind of effec in thetures in the 40's suburbs. it will be a cool day but dry. it will be mostly cloudy with a high near 72. we'll come back and check the seven-day forecast. >> good morning. not bad as you start out. 61 on the west side just the70. in the green from marriottsville. up to speak on southbound 95, 61 from the white marsh area to the beltway. on the b-w parkway, 64 near 175.
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nine minutes on 895 south towards the harbor tunnel tolls. 10 minutes to go south to 95 from the beltway to 32. this is inner loop traffic near greenspring avenue. the j.f.x. in great shape into town. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> the orioles are playoff bound. the orioles will play on in october for the first time in 15 years. >> the plane was diverted to jacksonville. >> the plane was inspected and was cleared and everybody landed in tampa safely.
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the orioles took a lead in the game. nate mclouth hit a home run. j.j. hardy hit a home run in the fourth inning. the orioles went on to win 6-3, sweeping the red sox. the orioles are in the playoffs. keith mills will have more later in sports. >> kim dacey is live outside camden yards. >> how are the orioles faithful reacting to this amazing season? >> it has been amazing. fans cannot be more excited. the orioles swept the red sox. that win has guarantee them a spot in the playoffs for the first time since 1997.
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they are still tied with the yankees for first place. the big win last night has fans amped up. this has been a long time coming. it has been 15 disappointing seasons. >> i've been a fan since they were bad. this is my 22nd game of the season. i've been to a lot of games. i love to see them win. >> this city loves baseball. the city goes crazy. >> pete gilbert is in tampa bay for the final series against the rays. he will be live with the very latest as the orioles try to play for the divisional title. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news.
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>> thank you. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. now that they're in the playoffs, do you think have what it all? to win bank it an you can share your response on wbaltv.com, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> nearly two dozen families all looking for a new home after a fire. these pictures were sentence after the fire started. nobody was hurt in the fire. the red cross is providing emergency shelter. >> i came over and saw the flames from the upper level of the third floor. the fire was explosive. you have people who lost their lives -- nobody lost a live here. >> fire officials would not say
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what sparked the fire. somebody may have been grilling on their patio. we're all the two days from the first presidential debate of the election. groups can this part of the city in terms of the dream act. it would allow in-state tuition rates to undocumented immigrants. they would have to prove they or their parents paid state taxes. some say there would be a burden on the state. >> president obama and mitt romney are getting some practice before going head-to-head on wednesday in the first presidential debate. hallie jackson has more. good morning.
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>> both candidates are taking these few days to lower expectations. they're talking up the other guy. >> governor romney is a good debater. i'm just ok. >> and so it continues, setting expectations. >> i think people should expect mitt romney will come in very prepared. >> president obama is a gifted speaker. >> paul ryan downplayed how much this debate may mean to the campaign. >> the campaign has not had a good two weeks. it changes on wednesday night. >> both sides are promising a substantive look on at once the night. a night that will focus on domestic policy.
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>> we will say where we are as a country and where we need to go. >> john mccain cautioned don't expect any major breakthroughs. >> the candidates are well scripted. >> who is the alpha dog? that is what we want to see. >> mitt romney is holding a rally in denver tonight. president obama is practicing in nevada today and tomorrow and flying to colorado on wednesday. >> who do americans think will win the debate/ ? >> most americans think president obama will beat mitt romney. we'll find out in just a couple
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of days. >> hallie jackson, thank you. >> 5:07. 50 degrees at the airport. five people dead in minnesota. >> an amber alert issued for two children in tennessee. children in tennessee. volume is light this
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>> welcome back. in the 40's in the suburbs.
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i think it will be a dry day today. it is dry this boeing. there is some fog. 48 in rows down. 53 in parkville -- 48 in randallstown. it will become mostly cloudy but dry. high temperature of 72. rain is in the picture for tonight. >> an update to the deadly off the shooting in minnesota last week. funeral services were held for two of the victims. friends and families gathered at two separate services to pay respect to the men. one man was the owner of the
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sign store. the search is on for a brother and sister from tennessee who were thought to died in a fire. investigators found no sign of them. police have not sent who was taken the children or were they might be. >> some potentially explosive topics on the agenda for the supreme court. the use of race to help fill out incoming classes could be a first case. 50 degrees at the airport. gm issues every call for thousands of vehicles. >> why improved technology has
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not led to improved bottom lines. >> a disabled vehicle at the harbor tunnel. harbor tunnel.
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denny's everyday value slam is four dollars every day. wait, is that right? eggs, bacon, pancakes. yeah. that's right. the four dollar everyday value slam. only four dollars every day. only at denny's.
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. we had a disabled vehicle just cleared up at the harbor tunnel. 60 miles per hour on the west side. moving well from 795. 70 in pretty good shape.
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62 on the north side of the beltway. 63 on southbound 95 from the white marsh area. southbound 83 near belfast, 66. here's a quick, live look at traffic. this is a greenspring. inner loop traffic is pretty light going towards the j.f.x. this is 83 at ruxton road. problem free from the beltway into town. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. for that we go to kurt kronke of the mta system. good morning. >> moving along nicely on the rails. no delays on the penn, camden, and brunswick lines. light rail and metro subway on schedule. the three and 61 buses are diverting at charles. a diversion at clarke's plan. the 51 and 91 buses are
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diverting at the rogers avenue metro station. now back to tony pann. >> thank you. it was a pretty nice weekend overall. we're starting out dry this morning. we have low pressure up and new england. low pressure down across the gulf coast states. this will affect our weather over the next 24 hours. a good chance for rain starting tonight. we can see the rain approaching north carolina and the southern part of virginia. this will drift to the north. the skies did manage to clear last night. we have some areas of fog develop. visibility may be down a little bit in your neighborhood.
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48 in sykesville. 48 in jarrettsville. 56 degrees in annapolis. becoming mostly cloudy. sunshine early this morning. high temperature between 69 and 74. if you take the boat out, there'll be some visibility problems this morning. wave heights a foot or less. tonight, becoming cloudy. a chance for some rain tonight. sunset this evening at 6:48. a good chance for rain tomorrow. off and on showers on tuesday with a high near 75. mild on wednesday with temperatures around 80. scattered light showers on friday and saturday. temperatures in the 60's by
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sunday. >> general motors is recalling more than 40,000 vehicles because of a faulty fuel pump. if you try the cheverly kobocob alt, the pontiac and the saturn ion. the pumps in those vehicles could crack. contact your dealer for a free replace ben. -- for a free replacement. southwest comes in second with fewer than 40% of flights offering access. passengers on the verge in america will find wifi on all
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flights -- passengers on virgin america. chris clackum has more. >> two huge drawbacks remain as prevalent today as well started using smartphones. the money we're paying to use them. >> 46% pay $100 or more on their phone bill. >> some would rather stay connected then eat. >> some spend more on their mobile plan than they do on groceries. >> clothes sleep examine each bill each month -- closely examine each bill each month. >> mobile threats have been fairly small.
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we are seeing cyber crimes shift to the mobile world. >> a simple solution exists. >> password protect. that is the single most important thing you can do. you need to pass for protect the device. >> install or unable the remote function on your smart phone -- install or enable the remote function on your smart phone. >> jane king has the bloomberg business report. hi, jane. >> good morning. betemit agree to pay more than
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$5.5 billion for coventry healthcare -- $7.6 billion in bonuses to the ceo who didn't shop around for the highest offer. coventry and aetna had no comment. it is all about manufacturing today on wall street. a contraction. that is for a fourth straight month. that is not good news. manufacturing makes up tall % of the overall economy. we did have a lower close back on friday -- manufacturing was makes up 12% of the overall economy. crude oil prices are falling from may 1 week high. have you bought a car lately? banks are offering the lower
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rates and has pushed vehicle sales up 9.5% last month. that is the fastest pace in three years. at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king, bloomberg news, for wbal-tv 11 news. >> some folks are starting their holiday shopping. the nintendo wii will be a hard to find item. >> it better try to your hand down one now. preorders are on fire. possibly baby diaper shortage. >> thank you, jane. >> 5:23. 50 degrees at the airport.
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the washington tavern is set reopened. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. now that they're in the playoffs, do you think they have what it takes to win it all? >> you can share your response on wbaltv.com, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com.
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>> nearly a year after a fire started a business, washington tavern is getting ready to open back up with a block party. the owners hope to reopen the tavern a month from today. memorable entertainment
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television is now on wbal-plus. >> metv. it features a wide range of shows including "i love lucy" and "cheers." >> it can be seen on comcast channel 208, verizon fios 460, and 11-2. for a list of shows, head to our website and click on tv. >> you are on all the time. >> 5:27. coming up -- >> the orioles are going to the playoffs and fans cannot be more excited. a live report is coming up. >> if you were driving a motor
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scooter, there are some rules you need to follow. anncr: their dishonest ads are everywhere. a west virginia casino spending a fortune... to stop question seven. they don't want competition. the washington post wrote the casino behind the ads is... "most concerned with its own bottom line." and the baltimore sun says it "doesn't have maryland... taxpayers' interests at heart." so when you see these ads remember... they're about what's good for west virginia's casino... not maryland. vote for maryland jobs and schools.
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vote for question seven.
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>> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 5:00 a.m. >> good morning, everybody. welcome back to 11 news today. i'm stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. . >> today is national homemade cookie day. our producer brought these in today. he has been cooking all night. >> you guys are slacking off. you are slacking off, too. >> there's sugar. [laughter]
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>> chocolate chip. >> national homemade cookie day. >> there you go. >> it was a pretty nice weekend. we have some fog this morning. visibility may be down a little bit. humidity at the airport is 96%. the clouds will thicken up today. high temperature around 72 degrees. more rain is in the forecast. >> you can ask nicely. >> 'cookie." >> they will be gone in two minutes. one problem in harford county. reports of a fuel spill along pulaski highway. be extra careful.
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moving well and 95 out of harford county. 61 on the west side outer loop down towards 40. 62 on 95 in the white marsh area. this is the harrisburg expressway around belfast, 70. here's a quick, live look at traffic. 95 from harford county looking pretty good. building as you get closer to the white marsh area. this is traffic -- 83 at ruxton road. very light into town. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> none other than the orioles are the big story. they have been the big story all year. >> the orioles are officially in the playoffs.
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the angels lost to texas. >> kim dacey is live this morning with fan reaction to the amazing season. >> the fans were so excited. they swept the red sox here camden yards this weekend. jamison cannot tell you this banner is about him. >> he was born on opening day. >> his parents are happy deceit another orioles win and a spot in postseason play. >> it is nice to see the yard like this again. >> other fans cannot hide their excitement after watching the birds defeat their red sox. >> i love seeing the orioles win. i've been a fan for awhile, since they were bad. this is my 22nd game of the season. i've been to a lot of games.
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i love to see them win. >> greatest game of my life. >> it was amazing. this city loves baseball. it doesn't take much, but when the o's are good, the city just goes crazy. >> it has been an economic boost to serve plenty of fans who support the orioles and ravens. >> it is an added bonus for us. it is great for the city and for the fans and for business. >> the final regular-season series starts tonight in tampa bay. pete gilbert is there and he will have the latest as the orioles tried to break the tie with the yankees. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. now that the o's are in the playoffs, do you think they have what it takes to win it all?
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you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> police all looking for information that could help them find two suspects in a weekend homicide investigation. a man was shot in the head. he was taken to johns hopkins hospital where he was later pronounced dead. an argument led to the shooting, the police believe. anyone with information should call baltimore city police. police arrest a suspect in connection with the shooting friday night. police say rickey freeman now faces attempted first-degree charges in the shooting. no update on the victim's condition. >> new laws go into effect that
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would change the way you drive. motor scooter operators must have a permit with them at all times. they must also wear a helmet and eye protection to drive. this of our website for a complete list of the changes. >> 5:36. if you use some therapy this morning, we have a steady you'll probably enjoy. >> talking on the phone network just as well as sitting on a couch. >> we will bring you up to date [ female announcer ] now there's a way
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>> welcome back. 5:38. we had some rain yesterday evening. there is some patchy fog out there, especially in the western suburbs. the forecast for today -- increasing clouds. it will turn mostly cloudy as we head towards the afternoon but dry. rain is in the forecast. >> a new policy goes into effect as part of president obama's health care law. >> 22 part of a broader solution
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to the new health care law of trying to save tax dollars. about two-thirds of hospital serving medicare patients will be hit with fines. good news if you find line on the council is couched in convened. >> talking to a therapist over the phone can be just as effective as talking head-to- head. cost associated with the telephone therapy were more than a third lower and may be more accessible to those with work conflicts. 5:40. 50 degrees at the airport. the orioles clinched a spot in the playoffs.
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. a nice start out there. 63 on southbound 795. 57 down the west side. 64 on 97 in the glen burnie area. out volume on 95. problem free at the moment from the bel air wedgewood exit. that continues towards the fort mchenry. this is 95 at 32. this is northbound traffic and
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moving very well up towards the beltway. no problems toward the capital beltway. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. for that we go to kurt kronke of the mta system. good morning. >> we're moving along nicely. the 14, 16 buses are diverting at the patapsco light rail station. the three, 11 buses are diverting at charles. a diversion at willow glen because of construction. more trains are looking good. no delays on the penn, camden, and brunswick lines. i'm kurt kronke. now back to tony pann. >> thank you. it was a pretty nice weekend. we had some rain in some neighborhoods last night. there could be some fog in some areas today.
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low pressure up in new england. though pressure along the gulf coast. this will keep us dry today. low pressure towards maryland and give was a good chance for some rain. i think we will stay dry today. it is approaching the richmond area and southern virginia and it will track on the same direction in it to baltimore by late tonight. -clouds are starting to thicken up. the clouds will be thickening up as we go through the day today. a chilly start. upper 40's and low 50's. 56 in stevensville. 53 degrees in rock hall. increasing clout or becoming mostly cloudy.
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high temperatures in the upper 60's and low 70's. the seven-day forecast -- we do expect some rain starting late tonight. off and on showers are likely on tuesday with a high temperature near 75. we expect high temperatures around 80 on wednesday. 74 on thursday. some scattered showers on friday and saturday. temperatures into the 60's by sunday. >> president obama and mitt romney are getting ready for their first face-off on wednesday. >> tracie potts has more on what you can expect. >> the president is behind closed doors for the next two days preparing to face mitt romney on wednesday.
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>> he is a good debater. i'm just ok. but what i am most concerned about is having a serious discussion about what we need to do to keep the country growing. >> both sides are downplaying expectations. mitt romney will be prepared and aggressive. mitt romney's debate porter calls the president a tough debater. >> barack obama will be a formidable. it will be a good debate. >> john kerry is playing romney. republicans urge him to press him on libya. brown recalls president obama's foreign-policy dangers. the plan is how he can fix the economy. >> i will be able to explain that in a way that people will
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understand. >> paul ryan is preparing for its own debate it week away. >> i believe in the policies that we're providing an pursuing. i will go in there and be me. >> both candidates preparing their post debate rallies. tracie potts, wbal-tv 11 news. >> 5:48. 50 degrees at the airport. the orioles are in the playoffs and headed to the big dance. >> the birds need to buckle down in tampa. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers. okay, what'ya havin?
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on a day-to-day basis. anncr: question seven will help. the department of legislative services says question seven... will mean one hundred ninety nine million a year... for schools...gaming revenue that would have... gone to other states. and independent audits will guarantee the money... goes where it's supposed to. krystal conwell: i think people should vote for question... seven because i think it will be a great benefit to children. >> we want to get to our water cooler question of the day. >> this morning we asked -- now that the o's are in the playoffs, do you think they have what it takes to win it all?
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>> all right, there you go. >> it has been an exciting season. you can see the momentum shift as they kept winning ball games. still winning ball games at the all-star break. now everybody wants to be a part of the team. i love the way this team place. i think they will go all the way. >> what do you think, keith?
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>> i think the ravens will win the super bowl and the orioles will win the world series. the orioles are headed back to the postseason. the rangers beat the angels sending the orioles to the playoffs. it came well after the orioles swept the red sox. nate mclouth, so important the last couple of months. home run number seven. j.j. hardy bobsled day yesterday -- bobbleheads day. 4-0 orioles. chris davis, a home run number 31. 6-1, the orioles are cruising. check out matt wieters.
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he throws him out from his knees. jim johnson tries to now down the save. this goes to j.j. hardy. 6-3. jim johnson waited for the angels to lose to the rangers. but it did not happen. >> they would be doing the same thing we would be doing. we were hoping it would have happened right there. we will watch the game on the plane and help put that it's decided before we land. >> that is what happened. the angels lost to texas. the orioles play tampa tonight. the ravens are tied with cincinnati for the best record in the afc north.
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the redskins beat the bucs. tampa up. billy cundiff had missed three field goals but doesn't miss from 41 yards out. the redskins win. the eagles beat the giants. the orioles can still win the american league east. >> if the orioles and yankees tied. >> playoff game on thursday. lose the division, play the wild card on friday. for a finee looking bottle of wine, head to amazon.com. >> bad news for parents with kids that are not potty-train.
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a diaper shortage could be driving up prices. >> he pumped up his pumpkin to take home the top prize. >> we will check the seven-day forecast in a few minutes.
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catch the great taste of pumpkin before it's gone. hurry into dunkin' donuts and grab a pumpkin muffin or donut today. america runs on dunkin'.
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>> simply unbelievable. postseason play back for the orioles. >> the orioles will be playing in the postseason for the first time in 15 years. >> the presidential campaign to predicting a great debate for the of the gatt. what is behind high praise and low expectations? >> some crisp temperatures and partly cloudy skies. and some rain. the forecast as we continue. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 6:00 a.m. >> good morning. i'm mindy basara. >> and i'm stan stovall. thanks for joining us for 11

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